Head Start - Head Start is a free preschool program for children that are 3 or 4 years old by September 30th. Every child receives a variety of learning experiences that foster intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Parent engagement and participation is an essential part of this program. All centers are licensed by the Ohio Deptartment of Job & Family Services. There is also a home-based option for qualifying 3 or 4-year-old children. This option includes weekly home visits, and bi-weekly socializations with other families and children, which are designed to enchance the child's development.
educational play/academic instruction
development of language, conversation, and socialization
nutritious meals and snacks
dental prevention services
inclusion of children with special needs
developmental, hearing, vision, and nutrition screenings
family engagement-building relationships and giving opportunities for parents to be involved in the program
Step Up To Quality is Ohio's Five-tiered quality rating and improvement system for licensed learning and development programs. Step Up To Qualtiy recognizes learning and development programs that exceed licensing health and safety standards. Supports and incentives are available to assist programs in achieving and maintaining a Star Rating. All 8 Adams-Brown Head Start centers have achieved a 5 star rating, the highest rating you can earn.
Head Start 937-378-6041 Ext. 245 800-553-7393 Ext. 245
Help Me Grow Adams County 937-544-2038 Brown County 937-378-6041 Ext. 291 800-553-7393 Ext. 291